May 31, 2018

Should The Zephyr Theatre earn funding from your foundation, Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation will be a proud founder of a performing arts center that will give our St. Croix Valley community what it has longed for, over many years—a place to come together and share the...

November 27, 2017

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  The Port of Djibouti is of international renown offering competitive services to import-export business leaders....

August 16, 2017

Published in Currents newsletter for RIver Market Community Co-op owners

This story is a collection of questions, starting with to what end does River Market exist? Our board has agreed that the co-op must strive to “cultivate a healthy community” through the follo...

June 21, 2016

"Thanks for the great article, Elissa!  I really appreciate the wonderful exposure!"  

  -- Kim Thomas, business owner,

"I was pleased with your great proofreading and editing. You are awesome."

  -- Tania, college professor

"You did a...

June 21, 2016

Link's Story

Link Christin brings unprecedented expertise to the field of substance abuse prevention and recovery for lawyers and others in high-stress professions.

After a 25-year career as a civil trial lawyer, including partnerships in two Pittsburgh law firms, he b...

September 19, 2014

When your home needs repair or improvement, one of the most important choices you'll make is which contractor should do the job. Choosing Diamond Cut Homes means getting a contractor who will listen carefully to what you want, and complete the work within your budget a...

August 15, 2014

Mindscapes Unlimited media release 

Twin Cities business/life coach and hypnotherapist Lori Bestler will be taking her know-how to the Mayo Civic Center stage Aug. 22, where she will jump into the over-busy minds of professionals and wrestle them to the peaceful ground...

July 28, 2014

Published in the Stillwater Gazette, MN

"Farmers supply local produce to area business"

Afton Farmer Hallie Anderson straddles her 30-inch rows of clean carrots and lays it out straight: “We really like to eat and we really like to feed people.” Three years ago, Anderson...

June 25, 2014

Published in the Stillwater Gazette, MN

"About face: Marine Corps vet and Stillwater salon owner happy with career change"

When Stillwater salon and spa owner Ernie Shores walks into the Aveda Institute, “they call me the cowboy.” A Marine Corps veteran with 30-plus year...

May 30, 2011

Published in the Southwest Journal, MN

"Inspiring young artists; Sheila O'Connor's new book Sparrow Road promotes the power of imagination"

Ruhi, a Lake Harriet elementary school poet, wrote to “Loneliness” this spring, as if it were a friend: “The word peaceful describe...

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